Deeson, Mississippi

Bolivar County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  

Post office:  Oakwood- 11-13-1889 to 2-19-1896

                     Deeson- 2-20-1896 to 3-31-1959

Railroads:  LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG


Next Town North- Round Lake


Milepost 98.8

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)


Next Town South- Rembert


soil survey map

1939 USGS topo map

1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

J. C. Brooks- general store 1910

H. Burts- general store 1910

Deeson Oil Mill Co.- manufacturers 1910

Ike Edwards (near)- general store 1910

F. S. Miller (near)- general store 1910

Payne & Armstrong- general store 1910

A. J. Robinson- general store 1910

R. E. Stacey- general store 1910

J. S. Swan- grocery 1910

H. C. Whitecarner- Lumber Co.- sawmill 1910






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